Taking place June 16 – 19, the 26th annual Society for Animation Studies conference brings together over 100 researchers and participants from around the world.
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CGI animated series ‘Extreme Football,’ produced by Tele Images Productions, is sold to a raft of territories ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
Channel Frederator Network’s global feline phenom maintains its status as catnip for online content viewers with launch of newest episode, ‘Pawtrait.’
Spain’s Imira Entertainment signs a deal with UK based broadcast group CSC Media for seasons one and two of ‘Larva,’ along with a special three-minute football-themed episode celebrating the World Cup tournament in Brazil.
eyeon Software announces the much-anticipated update of their compositing engine Fusion 7, underscoring once again eyeon’s signature future-proofing architecture.
Autodesk is now accepting nominations for its 2014 Flame Award, celebrating the achievements of the most talented and skilled Flame artists in the world.
Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Studio Ghibli documentary ‘The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness’ at Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation release the first trailer for their highly anticipated 3D animated feature film, ‘Home.’
Nickelodeon greenlights a third season of its hit animated series ‘Sanjay and Craig’ with a 20-episode order.
DreamWorks Animation to present a behind-the-scenes discussion on ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ at SIGGRAPH 2014 with writer/director Dean DeBlois, head of layout Gil Zimmerman, head of character animation Simon Otto and VFX supervisor Dave Walvoord.
Created by production company Hornet and director Yves Geleyn, ‘Storybook’ uses the motif of a children's pop-up book to take the viewer on a “seed to spoon” story shown in reverse.
Directing team Parallel, made up of the Quentin Baillieux and Raphaëlle Tinland, join up with Hornet for representation in the United States and Canada.
Technicolor strikes a deal for an undisclosed amount to acquire Toronto-based visual effects studio Mr. X.
Scholastic Media’s ‘The Magic School Bus’ continues legacy with ‘The Magic School Bus 360°,’ a new Netflix original series for kids.
DreamWorks Animation releases the first trailer for ‘The Penguins of Madagascar,’ directed by Simon Smith and Eric Darnell and arriving in theaters on November 26, 2014.
All six episodes of new animated series from creator JJ Villard to premiere on AdultSwim.com June 15th.
Imaginary Forces hires videogame veteran Derek C. Smith as Director Of Business Development, Gaming.
Toon Boom Animation announces the release of Harmony Version 11, which offers the best of vector and bitmap worlds at the drawing stage and brings warped drawings to the next level while delivering significant timeline, workflow and user interface enhancements.
Brigham Young University students celebrate their second first-place win for ‘Owned,’ a short film about a video game master who meets his match playing against a baby online.
Cartoon Network acquires the exclusive rights to air the new season of Aardman Animations' 'Shaun the Sheep' across Southeast Asia, including Taiwan and the Philippines.
Laika debuts the final theatrical trailer for ‘The Boxtrolls’ on June 11 at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
The first poster is released for the forthcoming animated feature from Paramount, ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D.’
Lord of Barbès director/animator Jeremy Guerrieri and Ivory Coast football star Didier Drogba help the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ride World Cup fever to further the fight against malaria.
Conceptual design company Leviathan creates a mesmerizing main title sequence for the new original series, ‘Power,’ from Starz.